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According to its website the US Food and Drug Administration considers dental amalgam fillings safe for adults.But it says: “Pregnant women and parents with children under six who are concerned about the absence of clinical data as to long-term health outcomes should talk to their dentist.”

Dr. Yin said: “It’s important for doctors and patients to be informed in their selections.”We now have an excellent starting point to evaluate the potential risk of dental material on human health.

Source: mirror.co.uk

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